Building health care infrastructure

To assist with providing high-quality care and meeting the needs of our growing province, the 2024-25 Budget helps ensure health professionals have appropriate facilities to provide care to the people of Saskatchewan.

Budget highlights include:

  • Record investment of $516.8 million in health infrastructure, including new hospitals and health centres.
  • The 2024-25 Budget includes an increase of nearly $180 million compared to the previous year for health care infrastructure. This investment will support a number of ongoing major infrastructure projects, including:
    • $180 million for construction of the Prince Albert Victoria Hospital redevelopment project; 
    • $55 million for construction of the Weyburn General Hospital replacement project;
    • $27 million for construction of the La Ronge long-term care (LTC) project;
    • $21.9 million to complete construction of the Regina General Hospital parkade;
    • $20 million for Regina's LTC specialized beds project;
    • $10 million for construction of the Grenfell LTC facility;
    • $4 million for long-term care upgrades to meet programming and infection and control needs to deliver care safely in Regina;
    • $3 million to continue work on the Saskatoon Urgent Care Centre;
    • $2.8 million for the St. Paul's Front Entrance Expansion project;
    • $2.5 million to advance the Estevan LTC redevelopment project;
    • $1.5 million to advance the Watson LTC project;
    • $1 million for planning for the Yorkton Regional Health Centre replacement project; and
    • $750,000 to advance planning on various projects, including St. Anthony's Hospital in Esterhazy, Rosthern Hospital and the Battlefords District Care Centre.
  • Over the next four years, the Government of Saskatchewan plans to invest more than $2.6 billion in health care infrastructure.
  • Since 2008-09, more than $2.9 billion has been invested in the maintenance and construction of new health care facilities in Saskatchewan.

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